15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  9​h
1
Zurich
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Zermatt
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
4
Geneva
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Riyadh

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Kornmarkt, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip planner .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Zurich is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Zurich. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Riyadh in October, with highs in Zurich at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

3
nights
Interlaken

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Step out of Interlaken with an excursion to The Eiger Trail in Grindelwald--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Jungfraujoch, get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Interlaken trip planner .

Getting from Zurich to Interlaken by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In October, daytime highs in Interlaken are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald, Trümmelbachfälle
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, winter sports, museums, historic sites, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and don't miss a visit to Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie".

Take the guesswork out of planning a Zermatt vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Interlaken to Zermatt by train takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

4
nights
Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux), Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) (in Lausanne). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, and get lost in a book at Bibliotheque de Nyon Adultes.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Geneva tour builder tool .

You can take a train from Zermatt to Geneva in 4 hours. In October in Geneva, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Bibliotheque de Nyon Adultes, The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), Freddie Mercury Statue
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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